Gavin Helton, MD

Leadership Team

Gavin Helton, MD Gavin Helton, MD - President, Primary Care

President, Primary Care

Gavin Helton, MD, served nearly 20 years in Mercy as an internist before joining Mercy Virtual in 2015, first serving as chief medical officer and subsequently as president of clinical integration and senior vice president of population health. He’s currently serving as president of primary care where he’s leading teams to proactively manage people’s health and make them advocates for their own care.

Education and Credentials

Dr. Helton attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, where he also served as chief medical resident.